This Week in Nature

An exome sequencing study in Nature Genetics suggests that mutations to chromatin remodeling and ubiquitin ligase complex genes contribute to a subset of endometrial cancer cases. A National Human Genome Research Institute-led group performed whole-exome sequencing on tumor-normal samples from 13 women with endometrial cancer, focusing on an aggressive serous endometrial cancer subtype.

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Technology Review reports that researchers in the US have used CRISPR to modify a number of human embryos.

By introducing genes from butterfly peas and Canterbury bells, researchers in Japan have developed a blue chrysanthemum, according to NPR.

Plant researchers plan to sequence some 10,000 samples that represent the major plant clades, ScienceInsider reports.

In Nature this week: a Danish reference genome, and more.